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05-24-2013, 08:51 AM
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Also, Kreider made the right move to get on the inside of Hamilton. If he went left instead of right, he's covered.
It was a small but savvy decision. Like Marchand going to the outside of Girardi on that goal to open the 3rd period in Game 2.

Fans are sometimes too harsh on players for getting beat on a play, forgetting that they're going up against professionals just as good if not better than them.

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05-24-2013, 08:53 AM
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2 goals, 9 assists, +6.

I wish we had such an old, tired defenseman. Speed will get to him, thats no secret.

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05-24-2013, 08:54 AM
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There's some miscommunication between Chara and Hamilton too. Dougie did absolutely nothing to warn Chara about Derek Stepan bearing down on him.
They key to the rest of this series will be to play some smashmouth hockey against Boston's young D. Make them feel uncomfortable.

I know Krug scored again last night, but he wasnt as comfortable or dynamic as previous games.

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05-24-2013, 08:56 AM
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I said it after the Toronto series, and I'll say it now. Chara is playing like he's old, slow and tired. Nothing like his previously dominant self. He still has a stick that's like 16 feet long, but that's his only real advantage anymore.

If he was on the Rangers people would be jumping to his defense here, speculating he must be hurt...that's how far below his normal level he's been playing.

Toronto completely marginalized Chara, and we're starting to do it too. Hopefully not too late.
He was the culprit on 2 of our goals, doesn't like to be hit hard and knocked down, which Kreids and Boyle have done this series

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05-24-2013, 09:14 AM
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Also, Kreider made the right move to get on the inside of Hamilton. If he went left instead of right, he's covered.
Good call. Also him busting his butt to get in that position was the other reason he scored.

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05-24-2013, 09:47 AM
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To think that this essentially saved our season. Wow.
Tuukka Rask morphed into Grant Fuhr for a few seconds.....

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05-24-2013, 09:50 AM
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On to Saturday...................LGR!!!!!!!!

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05-24-2013, 10:26 AM
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They played loose...simple as that.

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05-24-2013, 10:34 AM
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They played loose...simple as that.
They were far from loose until that Hagelin goal. If that never happened, the Rangers aren't talking about game 5 today.

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05-24-2013, 10:54 AM
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That equals the lucky bounce they got on the game winner in game 3
That was an unlucky bounce for Boston.

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05-24-2013, 10:56 AM
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05-24-2013, 11:04 AM
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That was an unlucky bounce for Boston.
The puck flew straight up in the air off Hanks mask and almost went in then bounced right to a bruin, thats a lucky bounce for the Rangers?

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05-24-2013, 11:07 AM
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“@NYDNRangers: #NYR conducting optional practice today. None of injured players (Clowe, Staal, Powe, Stralman) are on ice with the big group”

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05-24-2013, 11:11 AM
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The puck flew straight up in the air off Hanks mask and almost went in then bounced right to a bruin, thats a lucky bounce for the Rangers?
A puck moving towards the goal line will bounce in that direction most times.

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05-24-2013, 11:15 AM
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A puck moving towards the goal line will bounce in that direction most times.
That was lucky but then it bounced to a bruin

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05-24-2013, 11:16 AM
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That was lucky but then it bounced to a bruin
Well it would have been a very lucky bounce if it bounced harmlessly to the corner!

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05-24-2013, 11:20 AM
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We got very lucky with Rask and Chara making bonehead plays.

BUT, that's what happens when you put some pressure on the opponent instead of playing perimeter hockey.

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05-24-2013, 11:26 AM
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We got very lucky with Rask and Chara making bonehead plays.

BUT, that's what happens when you put some pressure on the opponent instead of playing perimeter hockey.
Yep. You make your own luck.

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05-24-2013, 11:46 AM
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Do not like the fact that Saturday's game in on NBCSN.

Rangers are better on CNBC and MSG.

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05-24-2013, 11:57 AM
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Do not like the fact that Saturday's game in on NBCSN.

Rangers are better on CNBC and MSG.
Do you think the performance of the team is in any way affected by the network broadcasting the game? If they haven't fared well on NBCSN I'm thinking it's because they didn't play well during those days. Play better and the result will be better.

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05-24-2013, 12:07 PM
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I know we likely will, but I really hope to not see the Haley-Newbury-Dorsett line in Game 5.

They put 5 shots towards net, allowed 10 shots. Took one stupid penalty.

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05-24-2013, 12:15 PM
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I know we likely will, but I really hope to not see the Haley-Newbury-Dorsett line in Game 5.

They put 5 shots towards net, allowed 10 shots. Took one stupid penalty.
Agreed.

I don't know if you let Richie play but Newbury shouldn't be on the ice.

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